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Every year, thousands of people from around the world are choosing Canada as their study destination. If the program of study will be longer than six months, international students are required to obtain a study permit. The study permit is a document that allows foreign nationals to study in Canada at designated learning institution (DLI).
Most foreign students are required to obtain a study permit to study in Canada. Process of becoming an international student can be very confusing and stressful. There are a lot of factors to consider and it is essential to understand the requirements for study permit in Canada.
Contact us if you want to study in Canada and need more information about the process. We will also answer questions you might have in regards of eligibility to work when you study, if your family members are eligible to come with you to Canada and your options to immigrate permanently in the future.
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Every year, thousands of people from around the world are choosing Canada as their study destination. LIVIN Immigration can help you to apply for study permit as this document is required from all international students who will want to study in Canada for more than six months. The study permit is a document authorizing foreign nationals to study at designated learning institution (DLI) in Canada.
This process of becoming an international student can be very stressful and there are a lot of factors to consider, but our immigration consultants will help you to understand the requirements for Canada study permit and will guide you through this process. Note that your study permit is not a visa and it alone does not allow you to enter Canada. In order to enter Canada and being able to study in Canada with a study permit you may also need a temporary resident visa.
Study in Canada with a study permit
In order to study in Canada you must obtain a Canadian study permit, which works as a Canadian study authorization for the duration of your stay. If your study program lasts six months or less you do not need a Canadian study permit. Once you have obtained a study permit and you decided that you want to continue studying you can apply to extend it within Canada if you decide to continue your studies.
While studying in Canada under a study permit you must:
→ be enrolled at a designated learning institution (DLI)
→ make progress while completing your program
→ respect the conditions listed on your Canadian study permit
→ stop studying if you do not meet the requirements anymore
→ leave Canada when the study permit expires
Also, depending on each case, your Canadian study permit may have conditions such as:
→ the level of study you are eligible to attend
→ if you are allowed to work in Canada with the study permit (on or off campus)
→ if you can travel within Canada
→ the date the program ends
How long can you stay in Canada with a study permit
While in Canada the study permit is valid for the length of the study program and an extra 90 days. This extra time may be used to prepare to leave Canada, apply for post- graduation work permit or to extend your stay. If you are not able to finish the program before the date on your study permit, then you must apply to extend your stay in Canada.
If you want to study in Canada with a study permit and you need more information about this process, LIVIN Immigration is going to answer your questions in regards of your study visa permit application and its requirements, eligibility to work while studying in Canada, if your family members are eligible to come with you to Canada with study permit or work permit and your opportunity to immigrate permanently in the future.